Platform Overview



Shopify is a user-friendly e-commerce platform that helps small businesses build an online store and sell online through one streamlined dashboard

Shopify is a subscription-based, hosted ecommerce platform and allows businesses around the world to set up their own online store. Thanks to the platform, hundreds of thousands of people have been able to start their businesses and trade successfully online, however Shopify itself remains hidden, like the pipes and cables that keep your home functioning from behind the walls. Shopify’s customers are the brand names. With the help of Shopify, all size businesses can build a shopify store and sell their products.

Shopify stores are completely customisable and offer a wide range of themes to ensure the perfect appearance to suit your brand. It provides everything from website templates, plugins, reporting tools and many other features to help you build a successful online store. No matter what technical skills you have, a Shopify store can be set up very easily and can be seamlessly integrated with your social media accounts.

Pros for developers building on Shopify

  • Flexibility
  • Secure & reliable
  • Simple business model
  • Highly engaged developer community
  • Streamlined billing process
  • Building the app is relatively easy

Cons for developers building on Shopify

  • Crowded space
  • Longer sales process
  • High learning curve
  • Complicated authentication process
  • Long app approval process

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